Proha Be Conditional Atencia N ' Health To The Granting Of Checks Or Cash

Original Language Title: PROHÍBE CONDICIONAR LA ATENCIÓN DE SALUD AL OTORGAMIENTO DE CHEQUES O DINERO EN EFECTIVO

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Sole article.-amending the decree with force of law No. 1 of the Ministry of health, in 2006, which sets the text revised, coordinated and systematized in Decree Law Nº 2.763, 1979, and law N ° s. 18.933 and 18.469, in the following way: 1. Insert, in the first paragraph of article 121, the following paragraph 11, new, passing the current paragraphs 11 and 12 to be 12 and 13, respectively: "11. Supervise health care providers pursuant to the provisions of the articles 141, final paragraph; 141 bis; 173, seventh subparagraph, and 173 bis, and punish their violation.
Violation of these rules will be sanctioned according to their severity, a fine of ten to thousand monthly tax units.
In the case of institutional providers, in addition to the fine removed them, if necessary, the registration referred to in paragraph 5 preceding, for a period of up to two years.
In the case of individual providers, in addition to the fine, they will be punished, if applicable, with suspension up to hundred and eighty days to grant the explicit health guarantees, either through the National Fund of health or a health insurance institution, as well as to provide benefits in the form of free choice of the national health fund.
In case of recidivism within the period of twelve months from the Commission of the first offense, a fine shall apply from two to four times the amount of the fine applied by such infringement.
For the application of these sanctions the Superintendency is subject to provisions in articles 112 and 113 of this Act.
For purposes of fulfilling stated in this paragraph, the Superintendent must implement a continuous and expeditious system to receive and resolve claims that are formulated on the matter. "."

2. merge the following article 141 bis: "article 141 bis.-health care providers may not require, as a guarantee of payment for benefits received by the patient, the granting of cash or check. In these cases, the payment will be compromised by other suitable means, such as the record of information of a credit card, letters of support provided by employers, or bills of Exchange and promissory notes, which will be governed by the rules contained in law No. 18.092.
Without limiting the foregoing, the patient can, voluntarily leave in payment of the above-mentioned benefits checks or cash.
In cases of emergency attention, duly certified by a physician, be governed by provisions in the final paragraph of the preceding article. "."

3. replace, in article 142, the "preceding" Word for the expression "141".

4 enter the following article 173 bis: "article 173 bis.-health care providers may not require, as a guarantee of payment for benefits received by the patient, the granting of cash or check. In these cases, the payment will be compromised by other suitable means, such as the record of information of a credit card, letters of support provided by employers, or bills of Exchange and promissory notes, which will be governed by the rules contained in law No. 18.092.
Without limiting the foregoing, the patient can, voluntarily leave in payment of the above-mentioned benefits checks or cash.
In cases of emergency attention, duly certified by a physician, be governed by provisions in the seventh paragraph of the preceding article. "."